Completion pneumonectomy for bronchiectasis: Morbidity, mortality and management


Sirmali M., Karasu S., GEZER S., TÜRÜT H. , Findik G., Oz G., ...More

THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON, vol.56, no.4, pp.221-225, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-2008-1038349
  • Title of Journal : THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGEON
  • Page Numbers: pp.221-225

Abstract

Background: Completion pneumonectomy performed for benign causes is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. We analyzed the patients who underwent completion pneumonectomy procedure for bronchiectasis, which constitutes a specific benign condition, together with the indications for surgery, the difficulties encountered during operations and the postoperative results.